Limpopo Provincial Treasury Bursary South Africa 2025 – 2025

The Limpopo Provincial Treasury aims to empower the local and provincial government to achieve sustainable service delivery, by way of sound public resource management and good governance, as well as good public resource management.

The values of the department include Accountability, Transparency, Professionalism, Integrity and Fairness.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & SERVICE CONTRACT

The Limpopo Provincial Treasury bursary will be awarded to students in the following fields of study:

  • Computer Science (B Sc)
  • Accounting Sciences (BAccSc)
  • Financial Accounting (B Com)
  • Economics (B Com)
  • Business Information Systems (B Com)
  • Cost and Management Accounting (B Com/ National Diploma/ B Tech)
  • Internal Auditing (B Com/ National Diploma/ B Tech)
  • Information Technology (IT) (National Diploma/ B Tech)
  • Accounting (National Diploma/ B Tech)
  • Finance (National Diploma/ B Tech)
  • Financial Information Systems (National Diploma/ B Tech)

On completion of their studies, students must serve the provincial government/ local government/ community – 1 year of service for each year of funding received.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you have not received any feedback within 2 months of the application deadline, regard your application unsuccessful.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Reside within the Limpopo province
  • Good academic record
  • Completed Matric with a university exemption
  • Achieved a minimum average of 65% if currently at university
  • Studying or have been accepted to study full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • NOT currently in receipt of another bursary (if bursary covers full costs of study)
  • An active member of the community
  • *Preference will be given to students studying at a local university

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Limpopo Provincial Treasury Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate/ latest results (certified copy)
  • Full academic record if currently at university (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (certified copy)
  • University acceptance letter

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
Head of Department
Limpopo Treasury
Private Bag X9486
Polokwane
0700

2) Delivered to your nearest office:
– Mopani office: SCM Advice Centre, Government Building Complex (Tel: 015 812 0149)
– Vhembe office: SCM Advice Centre, Government Building Complex, Office No E006 (Tel: 015 962 1752)
– Sekhukhune office: SCM Advice Centre Lefa Centre, Schoonord Road, Jane Furse (Tel: 013 265 1344)
– Waterberg office: SCM Advice Centre 98 Nelson Mandela Drive, Decimale Building, Modimolle (Tel: 014 717 5837)
– Capricorn office: 56-58 Paul Kruger Street, Finance House (Tel: 015 291 8472/ 015 291 8473/ 015 291 8475)
 

CLOSING DATE

11 January 2025.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Limpopo Provincial Treasury directly:
Contact Persons: Leah Mawela / Kenneth Ugoda
Tel: 015 291 8578 / 015 291 8472


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.